T’s slightly cheeky business name actually comes from a very serious place—her family escaped from Vietnam after the war, with her mom eventually working as a production sewer in the fashion industry before starting her own landscape design business. It was from her mom that T learned about hard work, determination—and the creativity it takes to keep your dream alive. It wasn’t until she was completely burnt out from the clothing design business that she stumbled onto jewelry making as a creative outlet—and the demand for her simple, geometric pieces far surpassed her expectations. Drawing inspiration from the strong, sleek lines and curves in buildings, imperfect yet beautiful cracks in sidewalks and the unbelievable patterns formed by nature, she creates minimalist metal adornments that have a unique, handmade touch—and, yes, a whole lot of class.